Early Modern Manchester

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This fascinating volume takes a look at aspects of Manchester’s history in the centuries before its industrial heyday, a much overlooked yet crucial period in its development. The topics are parts of an historical jigsaw, building into a picture of early modern Manchester and its social, religious, political and economic life.

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Description

Many new insights into Manchester in the early modern period.

Articles

The regional road network and the growth of Manchester in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by Alan Crosby

In the labyrinth: John Dee and Reformation Manchester by Stephen Bowd

Church or chapel? Restoration Presbyterianism in Manchester, 1660–1689 by Catherine Nunn

Manchester and its region: networks and boundaries in the eighteenth century by Jon Stobart

Lost in translation? Documents relating to the disturbances at Manchester, 1715 by Kazuhiko Kondo

‘What have I to do with the ship?’: John Byrom and eighteenth-century Manchester politics, with new verse attributions by Timothy Underhill

There is also a piece about The Manchester grocer by Bob Mather

  • Author: Craig Horner
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN: 978-1-85936-184-9
  • Pages: 176
  • Illustrations: Black and white
  • Date of Publication: July 2008
  • Dimensions: 243 × 169mm

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